The following description of this cereal comes from a vintage late-1920s advertisement:
"Mapl-Flake is whole wheat bran and all - ready to serve.
"You like corn flakes, then try Mapl-Flake for a delicious variation. Served with cream and fruit, you have Nature's perfect building combination for happy, healthy children and grown-ups.
"In this age of denatured foods, Mapl-Flake is ideal for the mother who wants to provide nourishing food yet keep it appetizing and interesting too.
"Mapl-Flake is especially nourishing because it contains every bit of the wheatm bran and all. Vitamins, mineral salts and proteins are packed into these crisp tasty flakes."
Company Description: Ralston was originally part of The Ralston-Purina Company which was formed in 1902. The name Ralston stems from a minor social movement in the late 19th Century called Ralstonism - created by Webster Edgerly. Followers of the movement (about 800,000) followed the motto "Regime, Activity, Light, Strength, Temperation, Oxygen and Nature" - the first letters of which spelled out "Ralston"... Read on and see all cereals from Ralston
Mapl-Flake Recipe Page
1929 Watch Him Grow Pamphlet
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